Tag Archives: Antivirus

Firefox 65 for Windows: Issues with AVAST/AVG Antivirus

Just a brief note: Firefox 65 is causing issues in Windows, if antivirus software from AVAST/AVG has been installed. There are issues with https scanning of various AV programs (Avast, AVG), so https pages are not displayed. I’ve blogged within … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1803 Feature Upgrade and AVAST damages

[German]Users of Windows 10 are reporting massive issues during feature ugrades to April Update (Version 1803), if AVAST has been installed on the system. Microsoft had stopped delivery of the Windows 10 April Update (version 1803) for all machines running … Continue reading

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Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 Update to V10.3.0.6294

Short message for administrators using Kaspersky Endpoint Security in their business environment. Kaspersky released an update on Friday, January 5, 2018.

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#AVGater: Design flaw in Anti-Virus products set users at risk

[German]A design flaw in various antivirus products allows malware or local attackers to exploit the “Restore Quarantine” feature. Malware already quarantined can be moved to sensitive areas of the operating system in order to survive restarts and increases privileges.

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Kaspersky Free Antivirus software announced

Kaspersky has announced it’s free antivirus product, Kaspersky Free, for Windows systems. It’s a basis protection for your Windows and will be rolled out in a 4 month interval.

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Ex Mozilla developer: Ripp of your AV-Software from Windows – except Microsoft’s

Antivirus software vendors are terrible; don’t buy antivirus software, and uninstall it if you already have it (except for Microsoft’s) – says former Mozilla Engineer Robert  O’Callahan.

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